Before we reveal our last playlist of the year, editor in chief Lotty reveals her top ten albums of the year. In the words of ABBA “Thank you for the music”. Normally it provides that much needed escapism to allow us to forget our day-to-day stresses and worries. During this pandemic where mental health has … Continue reading LOTTY’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020
Two weeks is up, meaning it's time for a new playlist. Album and single releases picked up, musicians celebrated birthdays and album anniversaries over these past two weeks. Album releases come from Protokult, Nightmare, Amaranthe, Saltatio Mortis and Nachtblut so there are songs from those respective albums on those. NanoWar Of Steel, DevilDriver, Unleash The … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 10.10.2020
Finnish sextet NIGHTWISH recently released their ninth studio album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. - it conquered the charts worldwide, including landing a #1 in their home country of Finland as well as Germany, and #2 in Canada, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland. The band announce that they've had to postpone their European tour that was originally scheduled for November and December 2020, until May 2021. Mastermind Tuomas Holopainen comments: … Continue reading NEWS: NIGHTWISH – Postpone European Tour Until 2021
So the playlist is arriving a day early today so here's the latest edition to help kickstart your bank holiday weekend. There have been a lot of single and video releases in these past two weeks. These come from Powerwolf, UDO, Visions Of Atlantis, Eclipse, Reckless Love, Pyramaze, Nightmare and Ad Infinitum. Unleash The Archers … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 28.08.2020
We are halfway through 2020 already. It has been an exceptional six months for power/ symphonic metal. I have had lyrical treats bestowed upon me by fine musicians of this genre. I have listed my top five for this year so far. Demons & Wizards - III This album kicked off my year after an … Continue reading Half Way 2020 – Becky’s Choices
Finnish sextet NIGHTWISH recently announced their ninth studio album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. due tobe released on 10th April 2020. The record will be a double album containing 9 tracks on the main CD and one long track, divided into eight chapters on CD 2. Today the band announced that Finnish metallers AMORPHIS will be performing as very special guests on their upcoming … Continue reading NEWS: NIGHTWISH – Announce AMORPHIS as very special guests on UK + EU tour dates
October 21st 2005 is a historic date for every NIGHTWISH fan – many tears flowed, yet the foundation was laid for a new beginning and the ongoing continuity of the band. What subsequently appeared as the DVD titled »End Of An Era« was not only the final show of their mega-selling »Once« tour, but also the very last joint performance with their … Continue reading NEWS: NIGHTWISH – »End Of An Era (Re-Release)« now available for pre-order!
October 21st 2005 is a historic date for every Nightwish fan – many tears flowed, yet the foundation was laid for a new beginning and the ongoing continuity of the band. What subsequently appeared as the DVD titled End Of An Era was not only the final show of their mega-selling 'Once' tour, but also the very last joint performance … Continue reading NEWS: NIGHTWISH to re-issue ‘End Of An Era’ live release